Perfect photoset to show the difference between these two.
“Y’know that ringing in your ears? That ‘eeeeeeeeee’? That’s the sound of the ear cells dying, like their swan song. Once it’s gone you’ll never hear that frequency again. Enjoy it while it lasts. - Children of Men (2006)
NDS Mood Board:
Russia in Color, a Century Ago.
“…extraordinary collection of color photographs taken between 1909 and 1912. In those years, photographer Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944) undertook a photographic survey of the Russian Empire with the support of Tsar Nicholas II. He used a specialized camera to capture three black and white images in fairly quick succession, using red, green and blue filters, allowing them to later be recombined and projected with filtered lanterns to show near true color images. The high quality of the images, combined with the bright colors, make it difficult for viewers to believe that they are looking 100 years back in time…”
NDS Mood Board consists of posts of anything and everything that inspires us, from Ebay Photos, to Art and Design, to Videos from the depths of Youtube, to Science and History. Posts by Nektar, and NDS contributors Giovanna Stallings-Blanche and Joshua August.
The Finger of Death
Newly formed sea ice creates a column of ice expelling the excess sea salt. This “brinicle” creates a sheet of ice when it touches the sea floor, entombing everything in its path.
Actual happiness always looks pretty squalid in comparison with the over-compensations for misery. And, of course, stability isn’t nearly so spectacular as instability. And being contented has none of the glamour of a good fight against misfortune, none of the picturesqueness of a struggle with temptation, or a fatal overthrow by passion or doubt. Happiness is never grand.